EPA Science Inventory

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (NAS) REVIEW OF THE HEALTH IMPLICATIONS OF PERCHLORATE INGESTION (2005)

Notice:

Perchlorate Archive Documents. See www.epa.gov/iris for EPA human health hazard assessment for perchlorate and perchlorate salts.

Citation:

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES. NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (NAS) REVIEW OF THE HEALTH IMPLICATIONS OF PERCHLORATE INGESTION (2005).

Description:

In the interest of resolving scientific questions, the EPA, the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration - members of a broader Interagency Working Group on Perchlorate led by the Office of Science and Technology Policy - referred EPA's Perchlorate Environmental Contamination: Toxicological Review and Risk Characterization (2002 External Peer Review) Draft Report to the National Academy of Sciences' (NAS) National Research Council (NRC) for review. The NAS released its response on January 11, 2005.

Purpose/Objective:

This is the NAS report on Perchlorate completed in 2005.

URLs/Downloads:

Charge to Reviewers and accompanying transmittal letter from Paul Gilman, Ph. D.   (PDF,5 pp, 178 KB,  about PDF)

Disposition of Comments and Recommendations for Revisions to "Perchlorate Environmental Contamination: Toxicological Review and Risk Characterization External Review Draft (January 16, 2002)"   (PDF,364 pp, 3527 KB,  about PDF)

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (NON-EPA PUBLISHED PROCEEDINGS)
Record Last Revised: 09/10/2009
Record Created: 11/07/2003
Record Released: 11/07/2003
Record ID: 72117

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT